Prickless blood sugar test on horizon for diabetics

September 5, 2014 6:21 PM

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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Eventually, people with diabetes won’t need to prick their fingers multiple times a day to check their blood sugar levels, if researchers have their way.

Sylvia Daunert and her lab team at the University of Miami in Florida are reporting significant progress toward the development of sensors that would continuously monitor blood sugar levels without needing blood samples. The results could even be displayed on a mobile device such as a cell phone.

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